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CGN on pilot fracking projects

Colombia still has not made a final decision on the implementation of unconventional techniques to develop oil projects. However, authorities, unions, experts and environmentalists continue to discuss this issue. The National Union Council (CGN) ruled on this issue.

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

Alberta experience with unconventionals

Professor Brad Hubbard of the University of Calgary, an expert in unconventional deposits regulation, spoke about the experience of Alberta in the development of these projects. HCC was present at the event and we bring a brief summary of the meeting.

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

Produced water injections: good or bad?

Geologists from Virginia Tech University (VT) spoke about the relationship between the injection of produced water in some territories, and earthquakes.

Thursday, July 25th, 2019

Expert on fracking

Colombia continues to discuss the possibility of implementing unconventional techniques such as fracking and its effects. Erdal Ozkan, professor of petroleum engineering at the Colorado School of Mines, spoke about this controversial technique and gave some recommendations for its implementation.

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

Fendipetróleo talks sanctioned gas stations

Colombia’s Superintendence of Industry and Commerce (SIC) sanctioned gas stations for delivering less fuel to their customers. Here is what the National Federation of Fuel and Energy Distributors (Fendipetróleo) said.

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Lessons from Poland

Colombia continues to discuss the possible implementation of unconventional techniques, while the current oil and gas reserves levels generate concerns in the hydrocarbon sector. Alberto Leal Niño, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Colombian Association of Petroleum Engineers (ACIPET), spoke on this subject and international experiences in countries such as Poland.

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

What comes when reserves are over?

Colombia’s reserves are slowly coming to an end, affecting the country’s economy. Experts spoke on the matter.

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

“Preventing social conflict is the only way to grow together”: Campetrol

The Colombian Chamber of Petroleum Goods and Services (Campetrol) brought authorities and industry representatives together, to analyze the sector’s territorial strategy. Here are the details.

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
Banrep on devaluation of the Colombian peso

Banrep on devaluation of the Colombian peso

The Colombian peso has devaluated strongly against the dollar in recent months, causing concerns in some economic sectors. Juan José Echavarría, Manager of the Colombia’s Central Bank (Banrep), spoke on this subject.

Monday, May 27th, 2019

ANIF comments

The government presented the National Development Plan (PND) but some of its articles have generated much controversy. The Association of Financial Institutions (ANIF) spoke about the PND and some of its effects on fuel prices.

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019